Finances, academic performance and a sense of belonging may all be factors in whether or students finish their post-secondary studies.
Tailored strategies to address students' finances, academic success and socio-emotional connections with an institution or program can help keep students in school.
Attrition rates are high for part-time and online students, but it’s important we keep providing these modes of study.
We should accept a modest level of attrition so we can keep providing opportunities for part-time and online students, who might not otherwise be able to study.
University attrition or ‘drop-out’ rates are at their highest level since 2005.
The latest Selected Higher Education Statistics have revealed an increase in student attrition, or the percentage of students commencing in 2013 who neither completed nor re-enrolled in 2014.
Ghana’s education system has been slammed in a new global report. Could making schools more culturally savvy fix the problem?
Critics of Ghana's education system suggest that making local cultural values a fundamental part of the education system will create a happier, more harmonious society.
Many students drop out of online degrees because they don’t feel a sense of belonging with the course or university.
For the past couple of years Australian universities’ enthusiasm for online learning has increased, following the lead of international universities in realising the potential of MOOCs to replace traditional…